Implant date: April 2006 Implant Surgeon: Dr Khan Implant Manufacturer: Perthese Silicone or Saline: Silicone Textured Shell: Yes Duration implanted: 10 years
Symptoms: Chronic fatigue, anxiety, so much pain, hair loss, weakness, severe ME, joint pain, bone pain, muscle pain, unable to walk or get out of bed, so I was catheterised. Unable to eat at times. Hospitalised on numerous occasions. Paralysis, night sweats, tremors, unable to swallow or see properly.
Autoimmune Diagnosis: Yes, ME, Fibromyalgia When: Nov 2009 Capsular Contracture: No When: Explant Date: 29th march 2016 Explant Surgeon: Dr Matt James Full or part capsulectomy: Full State of implants: Intact Histopathology results: none Additional information:
1 month post explant: Severely unwell, huge relapse. Had a nurse come and visit every day.
6 months post explant: I felt at least 40 % better, could take my children to the park, go to the supermarket, even managed a little holiday abroad with the family. However in the last month I have sadly relapsed and can barely move.